Posted On: 4:37 p.m. | September 17, 2013
A photographer may take dozens of shots for an assignment, and they're usually edited down to just a few images for use in the newspaper and online. Details and moments significant to the photographer often don't make the cut. "Outtakes" presents a selection of those images. We welcome comments and discussion.
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Posted On: 7:29 a.m. | September 16, 2013
By Allen J. Schaben, Los Angeles Times
The mood at Saturday night’s Wet Electric music festival in Huntington State Beach was filled with excitement as young people rallied together around a common love: electronic music mixed by DJs. Young people (and a few older ones) were dancing with their hands in the air, snapping selfies, enjoying the electronic music and splashing around at the... View Post»
Posted On: 2:25 p.m. | September 15, 2013
Organized by a Catholic devotional society called the Queen of Angels Foundation, the event featured a parade of Catholic faithful wheeling a float, adorned with flowers and a statue of the Virgin Mary and baby Jesus through the streets of L.A. to the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels. View Post»
Posted On: 10:22 p.m. | September 14, 2013
For two decades, Cliven Bundy has waged a one-man range war with federal officials over his cattle grazing
Bundy believes big government is trying to sabotage his plans to one day hand over the ranch’s reins to his son, stripping Bundy of land-use rights his family spent a century earning. He says over-regulation has already driven scores of fellow ranchers in sprawling Clark County out of... View Post»
Posted On: 8:34 a.m. | September 13, 2013
In the Spring of 2012, a car accident left teenager Mika Fleming in a coma for almost a month. After a year of rehabilitation, physical therapy, homeschooling and patience, Mika has returned to school for her senior year. View Post»
Posted On: 10:45 p.m. | September 11, 2013
What started as a nightmare season for the Dodgers is turning into something special. Less than three months ago, the most expensive team ever assembled in the history of baseball looked as if it was doomed for failure. The low point came on June 21, when the Dodgers dropped a 5-2 decision to the under-funded and under-talented San Diego Padres. View Post»
Posted On: 1:05 p.m. | September 5, 2013
For Los Angeles’ oldest Jewish congregation, this week’s High Holy Days marked the official unveiling of the long-overdue renovation of their storied Wilshire Boulevard Temple in Koreatown and the beginning of an ambitious new mission.
Between 2014 and 2020, plans call for renovating the existing nursery school and adding an elementary school, parking structure and extensive social... View Post»
Posted On: 6:56 p.m. | September 3, 2013
They say, early to bed, early to rise, makes a man healthy and wise. I wake up every morning at 4:30 a.m. and I can’t say if it has made me any wiser, but what I can tell you, is that it makes for some groggy afternoons. View Post»
Posted On: 10:45 a.m. | September 3, 2013
Juggler Nino Frediani, 73, has performed across Europe and Africa, tossing rings, knives and torches with masterful skill. But there's one thing his audiences never knew. He's legally blind.
Read the full story by John M. Glionna "In Las Vegas, the 'world's fastest juggler' shares his big secret." View Post»
Posted On: 6:30 a.m. | August 31, 2013
It’s a three-hour drive from midtown Manhattan to the tip of Long Island, where you’ll find a scene similar to Malibu of the 1960s. Montauk, New York, is a summer destination for many and a winter hideout for others. It might not have the climate of Malibu, but it has the clout. In fact, a few years back Surfer magazine ranked Montauk the 9th best surf town in the U.S., right behind Malibu.... View Post»
Posted On: 7:50 p.m. | August 22, 2013
[Updated: August 29, 2013] A thick blanket of smoke hung Thursday over Hetch Hetchy Reservoir, where a team of fire lookouts was stationed to monitor the Rim fire to make sure it does not flare up next to San Francisco’s water supply. View Post»
Posted On: 5:00 a.m. | August 22, 2013
Photographer Mel Melcon has always had an interest in looking for candid moments that are funny. View Post»
Posted On: 3:54 p.m. | August 7, 2013
Kobe Bryant said he and his doctors have "shattered" the timetable for recovery after his Achilles' surgery.
"The surgical procedure was different ... and because of that the recovery has been different," Bryant said while traveling in Shenzhen, China, according to NBA.com. "The normal timetable for recovery from an Achilles, we’ve shattered that. Three-and-a-half months [and] I can... View Post»
Posted On: 7:30 p.m. | August 5, 2013
The American west is experiencing a devastating drought but no state is more parched than New Mexico. The entire state is officially in drought and scientists, farmers and ranchers are trying to figure out how to cope with this new dry reality. But nowhere is it worse than in New Mexico. In this parched state, the question is no longer how much worse it can get but whether it will ever get... View Post»
Posted On: 11:40 p.m. | August 2, 2013
This year's X Games, which run through Sunday, are expected to attract large crowds to Staples Center, L.A. Live and the Irwindale Event Center. But last week, ESPN, which owns the event, announced that the 2014 X Games would move to Austin, Texas, after AEG and ESPN made a joint decision to end the current run in Los Angeles. View Post»
Posted On: 8:21 a.m. | August 2, 2013
By Genaro Molina, Los Angeles Times
In our line of work as photojournalists we might witness tragedy, triumph, joy and misery all in the same day. There has been no shortage of this in my 30-plus years in journalism.
We are often in the front row to witness history. I have documented the effect of AIDS in Africa, the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, the homeless of skid row, the life of... View Post»